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. >> sreenivasan: wow. dr. alasdiar conn, thanks so much for your time. >> thank you. >> ifill: technology changed the speed and the accuracy with which we learned of the boston attacks. but it also quickly became a platform for the nation's shock and grief. newshour political editor christina bellantoni talked with our daily download team about that. >> for that look at how technology factored into yesterday's tragedy i'm joined by lauren ashburn and howard kurtz, "newsweek's" washington bureau chief and host of cnn's "reliable sources." thanks for being here. after 9/11 we saw people physically putting up photos of their missing loved ones in lower manhattan. yesterday the internet provided a sense of comfort for some. what did we see? >> well, google person finder factored into this. we have a graph that i can show you what it looks like. there's a big button that says "i'm looking for. requests you can type in the name of somebody. or "i have information about" and you can also type in the name of someone. then you can take this tool and embed it on your own web site. so in the aftermath of di
's back bay. sure that we were on schedule.e the first technology of its kind... mom and dad, i have great news. is now providing answers families need. siemens. answers. expanded background checks to cover gun shows and the internet instead of just licensed dealers. it exempted sales between friends and family members and banned the government from creating a national firearms registry. after the vote late today president obama met at the white house with former congresswoman gabriel giffords from arizona and some the sandy hook families and they vowed not to give up the fight. in be. >> no one should feel our pain or the pain felt by tens of thousands of people who lost loved ones to senseless gun violence. >> a spokesman for the nra saying quote expanding background checks at gun shows or elsewhere will not reduce violent crime or keep our kids safe in their schools, end quote. ed henry following this from the white house tonight. ed, what did the president say after this vote? >> well, bill, it was a pretty emotional event in the rose garden that you mentioned. in addition to the new t
flyers waking up in places they do not want to be. they are grounded. not by weather, but technology. the third largest airline still is not back on schedule this morning after a massive computer crash left thousands of passengers stranded. >> systems are down. i tried to check in online. the app isn't working. >> very frustrating. upsetting. not happy at all. >> reporter: the crash in computer system meant every ticket agent and gate agent saw their screens go dark. the same at the airline's operations center. no way to track bags, update schedules or flight plans. american had no choice. it stopped everything, grounding every plane. they were parked in chicago, miami and dallas. >> there's nothing you can do. you just have to stand in line and hope you can get on your flight. >> reporter: the cancellations started cascading before the day was over. nearly 800 flights never happened. embarrassed the ceo took to youtube to explain. >> unfortunately, in this case we had a software issue that impacted both our primary and backup systems. >> reporter: so all the airline could do was apo
technology meltdown left thousand passengers stranded yesterday. kron fours mike pelton is live from sfo with an update this morning. >> take a look at some of the video you can see long lines and a lot of canceled flights. a computer failure forced the airline to ground all flights frosfor several hours. the problem was fixed yesterday afternoon because they big back up and passengers unhappy. >> at this point i am waiting and i can't to the counter to find out what can be done. they said we're working on--i came to the counter >> everyone is just dealing with it. it is late. i cannot fight it. i cannot do anything about it. >> what did later cancelled? >> it was delayed. probably another for five hours. >> we do have calls into the airport to the manager they will be able to tell us the status of the american airline flights at sfo. when we get the update will pass along. i can tell you by walking to the terminal looking at the flight boards it appears that a lot of the american airline flights are on time this morning. want to chicago and went to boston it look like they are 45 minute
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